Archive for September, 2018

by / on September 27, 2018 at 2:50 pm / in Bottoms Up

Flowering Teas Are The New ‘It’ Drink

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you’ll know that I really enjoy a nice cup of tea. But I had never heard of flowering tea before! TeaBloom, a company that is known for its tea products, specifically, its hand-crafted flowering tea, which blossoms right before your eyes! TeaBloom’s mission is to encourage more people to sit down and […]

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by / on September 26, 2018 at 1:50 pm / in Food For Thought

Areppas Celebrates One Year in New York City

Located in Midtown East, Areppas, a fast-casual eatery serving up Venezuelan cuisine, just celebrated its first birthday! Owners Celestino Diaz and Brooke Carrie Hil opened up shop to showcase Diaz’s Venezuelan roots with easy, fast and healthy options for any hardworking New Yorker. Customers can make create their own bowls, salads or arepas, or choose from a selection of house […]

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by / on September 24, 2018 at 12:30 pm / in Food For Thought

22 Years Later, Vatan is Still Stellar

Though vegetarian cuisine is becoming more widespread throughout the American culinary scene, the experts at Vatan Indian Restaurant in Murray Hill have been touting it since 1996. Rooted in the traditional cooking of Gujarat, the dinner-only restaurant serves a prix-fixe menu in the Thali style. At an extremely reasonable price point, a selection of individually portioned appetizers arrive on a […]

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by / on September 20, 2018 at 11:30 am / in Bottoms Up

Pass the Courvoisier: Learning All About Cognac

It’s not every day that you get to drink and dine with a master distiller, let alone one from France. Courvoisier‘s master distiller, Benoît de Sutter, was recently in town and we had the unique opportunity to learn and dine with him at the impressive Nomad Hotel rooftop. Spending an entire evening tasting and learning about cognac gave me a […]

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by / on September 19, 2018 at 11:15 am / in Food For Thought

Hershey’s Launches a New Product That Will Blow Your Mind

Hershey’s is probably the most well-known chocolate brand in the United States, and for good reason. They’re responsible for all of our favorite candies, from Reese’s and Kisses to Twizzlers and Jolly Ranchers. We recently stopped by Hershey’s World in Times Square to hear all about their latest endeavor. Ushered inside without any idea of what they were launching, we came […]

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by / on September 18, 2018 at 5:40 pm / in The Twisted Library

Finding the Humor in Online Dating with Bye Felipe

Online dating sites and dating apps have revolutionized the way we connect, date and hook-up with people. Although dating apps have seemingly made connecting easier, they’ve shed light on a major problem women having been navigating for decades: the abusive retaliation by rejected men. Wanting to start a conversation, expose some of the creeps that women should look out for […]

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by / on September 14, 2018 at 11:05 am / in The Twisted Library

Danny Zuker’s My Twitter War with Trump is The Quick Read We Need

Unpresidential, sometimes offensive and said to be inspired by Fox News, Donald Trump’s abrasive Twitter presence started long before he won the presidency in 2016. Before he announced his candidacy, Donald Trump could be found regularly tweeting about his businesses, his fortune, the birth certificate of former President Obama, and even his IQ. He used Twitter to insult celebrities, brag […]

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by / on September 13, 2018 at 11:50 am / in Food For Thought

STK’s Meatpacking District Location Still Delivers

After spearheading the early years of the burgeoning Meatpacking District, STK’s downtown location remains a hub of activity, even on a humid Tuesday night in August. Music blares, glasses clink, and an air of carelessness pervades itself over the rooftop overlooking the Hudson River. Chef David DiSalvo works absolute magic in a rooftop kitchen the size of a broom closet, […]

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by / on September 10, 2018 at 4:15 pm / in Bottoms Up

Budweiser Partners with Jim Beam for Epic Lager

Two of the most iconic alcohol brands in American have teamed up to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition. Budweiser and Jim Beam are bringing you the Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager, brewed with two-row barley and aged on Jim Beam bourbon barrel staves. The aging process gives the beer some of the wonderful flavors of bourbon without […]

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by / on September 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Pop In To Any Fitness Class with This App

What’s better than summertime rooftops, exercise and puppies?! Nothing!! POPiN, a fun fitness app that allows users to ‘pop in’ to fitness classes around the city, celebrated their one year anniversary last week with rooftop dog yoga. POPiN is a great way to get your work out on without spending a fortune. Users can head into different fitness facilities around […]

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